Cold Higham Parish Council

Serving the people of Cold Higham, Grimscote, Fosters Booth (W) and Potcote

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Poors Allotment Charity - Cold Higham/Grimscote

Poors Allotment Charity - Cold Higham/Grimscote

Each year the Trustees of the above charity are able to 'apply the income of the Charity in relieving either generally or individually persons resident in the Parish of Cold Higham who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress, by making grants of money or providing or paying for items, services or facilities calculated to reduce the need, hardship... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 10:02 by Site Editor

Tags: Charity

Parish Street Lights - Briefing Notes

Parish Street Lights - Briefing Notes

Cold Higham Parish

Street Lights Briefing

Summary of Public Briefing – 8 Aug 19

  • The parish has 15 lights – Fosters Booth 1, Cold Higham 6, Litchborough Rd 1, Grimscote 7. All are 35 W Sodium lamps, perhaps 30-40 years old.
  • The plan is to replace these with modern LED lights. The advantages are:
    • Current lights at end of useful life
    • New lights have much lower energy and maintenance costs
    • New lights... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:05 by Site Editor

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Police: Man arrested as Part of Investigation into Illegal Sheep Butchery

A man has been arrested as a police investigation into illegal sheep butchery continues.

Operation Stock is the Northamptonshire Police investigation into a number of reports of sheep being killed and illegally butchered across the county.

On the 24th July, a 40-year-old Hampshire man was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and theft as part of the investigation, which was launched after the first... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jul 2019 19:23 by Site Editor

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Police Message for all Farms and Small Holdings

Following a number of sheep being illegally slaughtered and a recent theft of a large number of sheep, we believe those that are committing the crimes may be putting markers on the perimeter fences and gates of sites that they plan to target.

Could all farmers and landowners of livestock check their entry points to their fields regularly. If you identify any type of marker please report this to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:27 by Site Editor

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Pattishall WI Notice of Meeting

Pattishall WI Notice of Meeting

Pattishall WI meeting on 14 Aug 19

Posted: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:13 by Site Editor

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Public Meeting - 8th August - Proposed New Street Lights

The Parish Council is proposing to replace all 15 of the parish's street lights in the coming months. The aim is to save money (new lights are significantly cheaper to run and maintain), and to reduce our carbon footprint, as well as to improve visibility at night.

Three will be a public meeting at 7pm on Thursday 8th August in the parish hall to brief residents about the proposal. Everyone is welcome,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 12:18 by Site Editor

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Northants Rural Matters - Police Newsletter

Northamptonshire Police has published a new newsletter called "Northamptonshire Rural Matters". It is a newsletter for residents and businesses about the work going on to fight rural crime in Northamptonshire. The first issue introduces the Rural and Wildlife Crime Team and there's a message from the Chief Constable, Nick Adderley. It covers issues of great interest to parish and town councils, such... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 09:32 by Site Editor

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Recent Crimes in Pattishall and Blisworth

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a series of thefts from vans in the village. Three of the thefts were in the Crescent and one was in Butchers Lane. Unknown offenders have accessed all of the vehicles using force and have taken items from within, predominately tools.

Crime reference numbers are 19000344858/344764/345433 for the Crescent and 19000343371 for Butchers Lane.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 11:14 by Site Editor

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Draft Rights of Way Improvement Plan - Consultation

A DRAFT Rights of Way Improvement Plan (2018 – 2028) has been created and can be viewed on the NCC website by following this link:

A period of Public Representation runs until Monday 9th September and any feedback, comments or corrections regarding the RoWIP... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:42 by Site Editor

Tags: Leisure, Local Government

Public Rights of Access

The audited accounts for FY 2018/19 have been published elsewhere on the web site. Anyone has the right to inspect the accounts at the clerk's office between 17thJune and 26thJuly, with reasonable notice. See

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:01 by Site Editor

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